Maricopa County Towers Jail

Maricopa County Towers Jail Information

The Maricopa County Towers Jail is a 720 bed jail in the city of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.

Phone: 602-876-0322

Physical Address:
3127 West Gibson Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85009

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Inmate Name and Booking Number
Lower Buckeye Jail
3250 West Lower Buckeye Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85009

Mailing Address (legal mail or subscriptions):
Inmate Name and Booking Number
Lower Buckeye Jail
3250 West Lower Buckeye Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85009

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Maricopa County Towers Jail?

To search for an inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 602-876-0322 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up Criminal Court Cases, Warrants and Wanted Fugitives for Maricopa County and every county in Arizona.

Maricopa County Towers Jail Inmate Search

The Maricopa County Towers Jail maintains an average of 720 offenders in custody on any given day. The Maricopa County Towers Jail has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Maricopa County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 260,140 offenders.

The following charts of Maricopa County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Maricopa County Corrections Department, the state of Arizona Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Maricopa County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Maricopa County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years, and a database of most wanted criminals for Maricopa County, neighboring counties and the state of Arizona.

For a collection of over 20 additional graphs and charts of the demographic and criminal arrest information of the inmates in Maricopa County and Arizona state prisons, click the button below.
Maricopa County INMATE DEMOGRAPHICS

Maricopa County Inmate Race & Ethnicity - 12/1/2023

Race Inmates % Total
White 1,720 16.81%
Black 1,153 11.27%
Hispanic or Latino 7,065 69.03%
American Indian/Native Alaskan 0 0.00%
Asian 297 2.90%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 0 0.00%
Other 0 0.00%
Total 10,235 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, Arizona Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

Maricopa County Inmate Criminal Charges - 12/1/2023

(many inmates have multiple charges)

Charge Inmates % Total
Felony (3rd Degree) 2,848 27.83%
Felony (2rd Degree) 3,927 38.37%
Felony (1st Degree) 2,856 27.90%
State Jail Felony 3,052 29.82%
Felony (Uncategorized) 2,893 28.27%
Misdemeanor (Class A) 2,470 24.13%
Misdemeanor (Class C) 0 0.00%
Holds 457 4.47%
Uncategorized 38 0.37%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, Arizona Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

Maricopa County Inmate Sex - 12/1/2023

Sex Inmates % Total
Male 8,942 87.37%
Female 1,293 12.63%
Total 10,235 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, Arizona Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

Maricopa County Inmate Age - 12/1/2023

Age Inmates % Total
Under 18 120 1.17%
18-20 549 5.36%
21-24 989 9.66%
25-30 1,530 14.95%
31-35 1,870 18.27%
36-40 1,595 15.58%
41-45 1,465 14.31%
46-50 575 5.62%
51-55 431 4.21%
56-60 627 6.13%
61-65 253 2.47%
66-75 166 1.62%
76-85 65 0.64%
Total 10,235 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, Arizona Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.
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About the Maricopa County Towers Jail

Maricopa County Towers Jail is an all-male facility located at 3127 W. Gibson Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

It has an inmate capacity of 1,080. It houses minimum and medium-security inmates and is composed of six tower units with four pods in each tower. There are housing areas with general-purpose day rooms and bathroom/shower areas.

The contact number for the jail is 602-876-0322.

On-site visits may be scheduled daily between 9 AM and 4:30 PM, excluding holidays, with each session lasting 20 minutes. Inmates are allowed one or two visits per week, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length. Visitors are allowed on Sundays and Mondays from 8 AM to 7:15 PM.

Video visits can be initiated by the incarcerated person at any time with the "Visit Now" feature.

Property/Money Releases are available for inmates, however severe understaffing has led to basic failures in medical care and conditions of confinement have been deemed inadequate by a court order. 

The jail offers services such as AdvancePay Phone, Pin Debit, Visitation Scheduling and Video Visitation.

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Directions / Map to the Maricopa County Towers Jail
Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail? What is the Schedule?

Maricopa County Towers Jail uses GettingOut for their Remote Video Visitation and/or Visit Scheduling. 

There are three ways to remotely visit your inmate:

1.  Using the GettingOut/GTL Kiosk at the jail.
2. Using your computer from home.
3. Using your phone on the GettingOut or GTL apps.

How it Works with GettingOut
1.  Register an account.
2. Select Maricopa County Towers Jail
3. Choose either an INMATE ACCOUNT or FRIENDS & FAMILY ACCOUNT.   

  • **NOTE** Friends and Family must have funds in their "Friends & Family Account" to respond to inmate messages. 
  • If you deposit money online in the INMATE ACCOUNT, than they have the freedom to spend the money on visits or phone calls to anyone, or any other communications services available at Maricopa County Towers Jail.
  • With the FRIENDS & FAMILY ACCOUNT, you control all communication services such as phone calls, video visits and messaging. Your inmate can only call the phone number you want.

4. You will then receive prompts to validate both your identity and phone number .
5. Again, choose your inmate's facility, then type their name and select your inmate.

GettingOut will then guide you through the steps needed to arrange your remote visit.

Customer Service for GettingOut
If you have any questions, you can call them at 866-516-0115.
GettingOut online contact form
Frequently Asked Questions
The GettingOut App is available on Google Play and Apple Store.

How Do You Visit an Inmate in Maricopa County Towers Jail?

To visit an inmate in Maricopa County, whether by video or in person 'at the jail', follow these steps:

Other than 'at the jail' visits between you and your inmate, which is explained and outlined in detail on our Visit Inmate Page, Maricopa County remote video inmate visitation can be done using the services of GettingOut

There are three ways to remotely visit your inmate in Maricopa County Towers Jail:
1.  Using the GettingOut Kiosk at the jail.
2. Using your computer from home.
3. Using your phone on the GettingOut apps.

To remotely visit an inmate in Maricopa County follow these steps:
1.  Start by confirming that Maricopa County Towers Jail's Video Visitation is working correctly by looking up Maricopa County here.

2.  The next step is to create an account here for GettingOut.
3. Then add funds to your account.
4. Last, select Maricopa County Towers Jail, and then the inmate you wish to communicate with.

Other Maricopa County Services provided by GettingOut:
 - Phone Calls & Voicemail 
 - Email, Photo & Video Sharing
-  Inmate Tablet Rental
-  Deposits

Customer Service
If you have any questions about the Maricopa County Towers Jail Visitation Services you can call them at 866-516-0115.
Frequently Asked Questions

* All the information you need to have complete knowledge about inmate visitation; policies, rules, fees, schedules, tips, dress codes, and children, lawyers and clergy visitation in Maricopa County, can be found on our Visit Inmate Page.

Maricopa County Towers Jail Phone: 602-876-0322

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail?

Maricopa County Towers Jail uses GettingOut for their Remote Video Visitation and/or Visit Scheduling. 

There are three ways to remotely visit your inmate:

1.  Using the GettingOut/GTL Kiosk at the jail.
2. Using your computer from home.
3. Using your phone on the GettingOut or GTL apps.

How it Works with GettingOut
1.  Register an account.
2. Select Maricopa County Towers Jail
3. Choose either an INMATE ACCOUNT or FRIENDS & FAMILY ACCOUNT.   

  • **NOTE** Friends and Family must have funds in their "Friends & Family Account" to respond to inmate messages. 
  • If you deposit money online in the INMATE ACCOUNT, than they have the freedom to spend the money on visits or phone calls to anyone, or any other communications services available at Maricopa County Towers Jail.
  • With the FRIENDS & FAMILY ACCOUNT, you control all communication services such as phone calls, video visits and messaging. Your inmate can only call the phone number you want.

4. You will then receive prompts to validate both your identity and phone number .
5. Again, choose your inmate's facility, then type their name and select your inmate.

GettingOut will then guide you through the steps needed to arrange your remote visit.

Customer Service for GettingOut
If you have any questions, you can call them at 866-516-0115.
GettingOut online contact form
Frequently Asked Questions
The GettingOut App is available on Google Play and Apple Store.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail?

Depositing Money for Communicating with an Inmate

How to Make a Deposit for Phone, Email or Visitation using GettingOut.com

Maricopa County Towers Jail uses GettingOut for some or all of its communication services with an inmate.

If you want to deposit money using this company for your use or your inmate's account, there are four ways to do it:

  • Online - They accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • At the Maricopa County Towers Jail using the kiosk in the jail lobby - (cash, debit or credit card) NOTE - Maricopa County Towers Jail may require identity verification so bring your driver’s license or some other form of ID.
  • By phone by calling 866-516-0115 - They have bi-lingual operators are standing by 24 hours 7 days a week to assist you with your deposit. Major credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • By using their app, either Android or iphone. - All credit cards mentioned above are accepted.

For all the information you need to know, including tips, guidelines and warnings about depositing money in a Maricopa County Towers Jail inmate's account for communication services, check out our Send Money page.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail?

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail by Phone

Follow these instructions on how to open an account with GTL Connect Network (aka Viapath Technologies)

  • Advance Pay - This phone account allows you to prepay so that your inmate can call you (and only you) whenever he/she wants and the cost of each call is deducted from your balance. You can even be notified by text when your balance gets low. You still have the option of accepting or rejecting each call.
  • Pin Debit  -  This option allows you to fund an inmate's commissary account and lets him pay for phone calls to you and others with the money. You will have no control over who your inmate calls.
  • Voicemail  -  You can leave a secure voicemail without having to contact the facility. When you call the local phone number for a facility offering Inmate Voicemail (call Customer Service at 877-650-4249 to get the local voicemail number for Maricopa County Towers Jail, you will be informed of the cost for leaving a message. To leave your message, simply select the inmate by ID number. Then, record your voicemail.

For full instructions on the Maricopa County Towers Jail Inmate Phone System, what the costs are, how it works, and tips and guidelines on rules, regulations and saving money on calls, check out our Inmate Phones Page.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Maricopa County Towers Jail using an Online Messaging Service?

Emailing and Texting Messages & Photos

Maricopa County Towers Jail contracts with GTL GettingOut, the same service that handles Inmate Phone Systems and Video Visitation, for sending secure messages and photos between you and your inmate.


If you are not already registered, do so here, or Log in.

Then use the Facility Finder to:
1.  Select Maricopa County Towers Jail,
2. Add your inmate to your list of contacts,
3. Add a credit or debit card to cover your costs.

How Messaging Works
Watch this video on how to send a message.
1.
  Messages can be up to 500 characters long, including punctuation. At the bottom of your message there is a 'character countdown' feature.  
2. After you click the “CONTINUE” button, you can review the cost to send your message to your inmate. You can also attach credits for your inmate to reply to your message.  Be sure to accept the Terms and Conditions and click the “SEND” button for your message to be successfully delivered to your inmate.

How Uploading Photos Works
Watch this video on how to upload a photo.
1.
  Select the Photos Tab.
2. Select “Take New Photo” or “Upload New Photo”.
3. Take a new photo with your webcam, or select "Choose File" to upload a photo from your computer.
4. Give your photo a Title or add it to the "Gallery" of your choice.
5. Select the "Share" button.
6. Select your inmate(s) and then select "Share".
7. Once the photo is approved, it will be shared with your inmate(s).

Customer Service Questions
'Online' Contact Form, or
Call   866-516-0115

How to Communicate with an Maricopa County Towers Jail Inmate by Mail and by Email

To mail or email an inmate in Maricopa County follow these steps:

When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please follow these instructions:

  • All mail sent to an inmate at the Maricopa County Towers Jail must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.
  • All mail must include the facility's address, as well as the inmate's name and assigned number.
  • Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.
  • The Maricopa County Towers Jail has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations. 
  • All the information you need to understand mail and email policies can be found on our Inmate Mail Page and our Text/Email an Inmate Page.

Emailing Messages & Photos

Facility_name_1} contracts with GTL GettingOut, the same service that handles iInmate Phone Systems and Video Visitation, for sending secure messages and photos between you and your inmate.
 
If you are not already registered, do so here, or Log in.

Then use the Facility Finder to:
1.  Select Maricopa County Towers Jail,
2. Add your inmate to your list of contacts,
3. Add a credit or debit card to cover your costs.

  • Messages can be up to 500 characters long, including punctuation. At the bottom of your message there is a 'character countdown' feature.  
  • After you click the “CONTINUE” button, you can review the cost to send your message to your inmate. You can also attach credits for your inmate to reply to your message.  Be sure to accept the Terms and Conditions and click the “SEND” button for your message to be successfully delivered to your inmate.
  • You can also send your Maricopa County inmate photos and videos.

Customer Service Questions
'Online' Contact Form, or
Call   866-516-0115

Go here to this FAQ to get answers to how the transition to ViaPath from GTL and gettingout will affect your account.

All the information you need to understand mail and email policies for Maricopa County can be found on our Inmate Mail Page and our Text/Email an Inmate Page.

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Inmate Tablets

Do Inmates in the Maricopa County Towers Jail have Access to Tablets or Computers?

Maricopa County Towers Jail allows inmates access to tablets to use for the services provided by 'gettingout'.


The devices are similar to common handheld tablets, but are made exclusively by GettingOut, a GTL company.
Tablets offer specialized content and services for inmates to use during their stay at Maricopa County Towers Jail, such as:

  • Music
  • Books
  • Games
  • Education
  • News
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Read mail and messages
  • Video visits

-  Free services are already available for use on the device at Maricopa County Towers Jail.
-  Subscription services are funded separately by family and friends with deposits made into an inmate’s Debit Link account.
-  Maricopa County Towers Jail Inmates will then be able to purchase subscription services and premium content to enjoy.

What Does a Tablet Cost?

  • Tablet devices include some services and the content is free.
  • The subscription services require additional funding.
  • There may be multiple options such as 7-day or 30-day subscriptions.
  • Costs are dependent upon the available services and what the Maricopa County Towers Jail charges.

To estimate costs for phone calls, sign in to your account and click “Rate & Fees Calculator” in the footer (bottom of the page) or call 866-516-0115 for assistance.

How Inmates Can Use a Tablet to Access Services at Maricopa County Towers Jail

To find out how to get access to a tablet for inmate read the following:

1.  First, Register or Sign In to GettingOut/GTL

2.  Purchase the services you want for your Maricopa County Towers Jail inmate.
3. All inmates have free access to the tablets to read their letters from family & friends, but there are many other services available to keep your inmate busy while incarcerated... such as Games, Books, Music and Movies. These other services come with fees that you can pay for when you pay for phone service.

To learn more about Tablet Rentals for inmates, including the cost, all the services available and everything else you need to know, check out our Tablet Rental Page.

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Other Jails Nearby

What are the other Jails in the Neighboring Counties surrounding Maricopa County?

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Most Wanted Fugitives

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